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Existing COM objects thru Webservices

Sandep Chaturvedi
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
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In my company, we have existing COM applications which are used by some ASP based application. We are developing new J2EE web based application where we want to use these components. Is web services right way to go or messaging/COM bridge should be considered?
Kyle Brown
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Web Services will probably be the easiest way to go, but other technologies may be faster (e.g. things like an ActiveX/CORBA bridge or Sun's COM wrappers).

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Sandep Chaturvedi
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 49
Thanks Kyle,
COM bridge (from Weblogic) is under consideration. Whats the Sun's com wrapper. Which is faster/more scalable/reliable....
Jim Baiter
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Joined: Jan 05, 2001
Posts: 532
I've used bridge2java before and found it very good.
Shan Karawita
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Joined: Oct 13, 2000
Posts: 83
Is bridge2java free to use in production?
I agree. Here's the link:
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